Justice Department

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Justice Dept. Monitoring NYC Police Death Probe

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has been in touch with the family of a New York City man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.

07/25/2014

The Citigroup logo on the side of the bank's headquarters which dominates the skyline at London's Docklands on Nov. 5, 2007 in Canary Wharf, London, England. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Citigroup To Pay $7 Billion To Settle Probe Into Risky Subprime Mortgages

Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into risky subprime mortgages, the type that helped fuel the financial crisis.

07/14/2014

Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S. (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Report: 10 Million Identity Theft Cases, Most Common Consumer Complaint In US

Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S.

07/01/2014

A photo taken on June 24, 2014 in Lille, northern France shows the logo of the French bank BNP Paribas. (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

French Bank Agrees To Pay Billions For Violating Trade Sanctions By Processing Transactions For Clients In Iran, Cuba

France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, has agreed to pay nearly $9 billion to resolve criminal allegations that it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and other blacklisted countries in violation of U.S. trade sanctions, the Justice Department announced Monday.

07/01/2014

One year after President Obama vowed to create greater transparency and guidelines for drone strikes, a new bipartisan report from senior military and intelligence officials warns the “secret war” of lethal drone strikes risks putting the U.S. on a “slippery slope” toward perpetual war. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

US Cites ‘Grave Harm To National Security,’ Urges Less Public Info On Drone Strikes

The U.S. government wants to give the public less information about its legal justification for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas.

06/06/2014

Authorities say the crooks hacked into hundreds of thousands of computers around the world and stole more than $100 million. (Getty Images)

U.S. Disrupts Hacking Schemes That Stole Millions

The hackers got into hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, stealing more than $100 million from businesses and consumers.

06/02/2014

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Sen. Sanders: ‘I Think Some People May Be Cooking The Books’ At VA Hospitals

The chairmen of House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees on Sunday decried long waits and backlogs at the nations VA hospitals but stopped short of calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

05/26/2014

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Auto Parts Price-Fixing Probe Rattles Industry

An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department’s largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it’s not over yet.

05/25/2014

The Obama administration is playing down an increasingly warm relationship between its main global rivals, China and Russia, that it may have inadvertently encouraged.  (credit: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

US Plays Down Warming Russia-China Relationship

The Obama administration is playing down an increasingly warm relationship between its main global rivals, China and Russia, that it may have inadvertently encouraged.

05/23/2014

Agents from the FBI and some other federal law enforcement agencies will begin recording their interviews with suspects. Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

In Reversal, FBI And Federal Law Enforcement Begin Recording Interviews

Agents from the FBI and some other federal law enforcement agencies will begin recording their interviews with suspects.

05/22/2014

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